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Things to do in Charleston THIS WEEKEND 4/29-5/1

By April 29, 2016 September 29th, 2016 Current events

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Things to do in Charleston Friday, April 29th

Charleston In-Water Boat Show – The Charleston In-Water Boat Show is the largest of its’ kind between Annapolis, Maryland and Tampa, Florida. The Charleston In-Water Boat Show takes place every April at the Bristol Marina and Brittlebank Park in downtown Charleston, South Carolina.

Where: Brittlebank Park and Bristol Marina

When: Friday, April 29th, 1 p.m. – Sunday,  May 1st
Party at the Point – Cash Only for entry and food/beer inside the venue. Departure (The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band) will be headlining. After 7 years together, Departure has become the most respected Journey tribute band in the nation. The band replicates the look, sound, and feel of the original 80’s rock group. Tickets: $7.00.

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort &Marina

When: Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Palmetto Brewing Loading Dock Music Series – Join Palmetto Brewing for the 2016 Loading Dock Music Series. Live shows every Friday at 289 Huger St. Performances begin at 6, and the music goes until close at 10PM! Featured Food Truck this week is Short Grain!

Where: Palmetto Brewing, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

Movies in Marion Square -This week’s movie is Inside Out brought to you by Terrace Theater. The fun starts at 6pm and as always, it’s FREE. The Movie will start at dark. Delicious treats brought to you D’Allesandro’s Pizza, Kickin’ Chicken, Roti Rolls, Corys Grilled Cheese, T&T Kettle Corn Sweet Lulu’s Bakery On Wheels and more! Plus Samuel Adams beer and wine will be available for sale!

Where: Marion Square, downtown Chareston

When: 8 p.m. or when it’s dark

Brent Pace 13th annual Champagne Campaign – This fun and exciting event will help raise funds to support my Great Strides fundraising efforts, and help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation forward their mission to find a cure for all people with cystic fibrosis.

Where: Bee Street Lofts, downtown Charleston 

When: Friday, 6:30 p.m.

A Lowcountry Affair – Enjoy a night of food, drinks, music & dancing, live and silent auctions, and more, while we raise money for the American Red Cross to support you, your family, your neighbors, and your community in the face of emergencies.

Where: USS Yorktown, Patriots Point – Mt. Pleasant

When: Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Charleston Night Market – Area ​Artists and Artisans will take over the Charleston City Market as  THE NIGHT MARKET continues this weekend! The Night Market is located in the Charleston City Market, Charleston’s #1 most visited attraction; a venue where over 50 area artisans, artists, food vendors, and local musicians gather together, each Friday, Saturday & night, to create a memorable evening. 6:30 pm-10:30 pm.

Where: Charleston City Market, downtown Charleston

When:  Friday, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Things to in Charleston on Saturday, April 30th

Charleton Farmers Market – Located in Marion Square in the heart of Historic District in Downtown Charleston, SC, the CFM is open each Saturday, from April 9th through November 26th, 8 AM to 2 PM. There are a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans.

Where: Marion Square, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

N. Charleston Art Fest – Take advantage of the many fantastic performances, exhibits, and activities taking place April 29-May 7 at the North Charleston art festival. The event has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in South Carolina featuring nine full days of free and ticketed programming throughout the City.

Where: Various locations around Charleston

When: Saturday, opens 10 a.m.

Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market – The aim of Homegrown is to be a point of sustainable connection for the Lowcountry community. Homegrown also holds a mission of bringing interactive ways to educate your community on the health and environmental benefits of making sustainable choices. Homegrown offers classes, demos, and interactive opportunities for locals to be active in making sustainable choices in their lives.

Where: 3546 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island

When: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Charleston Home & Design Show – Check out elaborate displays from local home professionals specializing in tile, granite, construction, decor, and more, but also special events that will attract every member of the family.

Where: Volvo Car Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – Sunday 5 p.m.

Taste of James Island – Fun for the whole family at this friendly James Island cooking competition! Admission is easy – bring non perishable food items to support the pantry of The James Island Outreach and vote for your favorite cook! Childrens activities, live music, a awesome raffle and incredible food!

Where: James Island Christian School

When: Saturday, 11:30 a.m.

All American Crawfish Boil – One of our most popular events has been relocated to our new downtown location. Having previously been set in West Ashley the first weekend in May…this change reflects growth…and the need for space. Our outside stage will debut with this ambitious event.

Where: Hometeam BBQ, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Bluepoint Brewing “Toasted Tour” – Bluepoint Brewing is coming to our port stocked full with blue point beer, swag and one heck of a good time. Join us for an afternoon of games, prizes, music and, of course, Blue Point beer. Come meet the brewers and experience the Blue Point Boatyard for yourself.

Where: The Grove at Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant

When: Saturday, 2 – 7 p.m.

Carolina Children’s Charity Benefit – Cornhole registration starts at 12:45am with play beginning at 2pm: Registration Form. Only $5 online or at the doors for All Day Event of Music or you can just buy some tickets for a donation!Tickets are only $5 (Doors are at 5:30).

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms

When: Saturday, 2 p.m.

Stingrays Conference Semifinals Playoff Home Game – This is Game 2 of the ECHL’s semifinals series! The Stingrays face off against #6 Adirondack Thunder in the Eastern Conference Semifinals at the North Charleston Coliseum.

Where: North Charleston Coliseum

When: Saturday, 7:05 p.m.

Things to do in Charleston Sunday, May 1st

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market – This is an opportunity specifically for small producers and new and beginning businesses who source locally to sell amongst their peers and to develop their market base. There will be live music and tons of local vendors. Please come out and support us!

Where: The Charleston Pour House

When: Sunday, 11 a.m.

Charleston Bed Race – When vendors, sponsors, volunteers, and spectators come to MUSC Health Stadium this year, they will join in the fun and excitement of this innovative Charleston race while helping to bring thousands of dollars in donations and attention and awareness to Camp Happy Days and the priceless support it gives to children battling cancer.

Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Sunday, 12 p.m.

Old Village Home, Garden & Art Tour – Visitors to the Old Village Home, Garden & Art Tour in Mount Pleasant will experience an inspiring walk through history, a peek into personal residences with exciting architectural touches, see brilliant colors of the region’s flora, enjoy local chefs creating culinary delights, and the area’s best known local and regional artists.

Where: Edwards Park, Old Village 

When: Sunday, 12 p.m.

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